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Penn State Health Division Chief - Pediatric Surgery in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: 8

Recruiter: Please contact Patty Shipton at for additional information.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has an opportunity for a Pediatric Surgeon/Division Chief in the Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery.

Opportunity Details

  • Join a team of 6 Pediatric Surgeons and 2 Advanced Practice Providers at Penn State Children’s Hospital which features the only level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia

  • High quality academic and clinical program

  • Pediatric surgeons take after-hours call exclusively for the Children’s Hospital

  • Appointment will be based upon qualifications


  • Medical degree – MD, DO, or foreign equivalent

  • Fellowship trained, BC/BE in Pediatric Surgery

  • Minimum 5 years pediatric surgeon experience

  • Currently holds the rank of Associate Professor or higher.

  • Proven leadership experience in an academic healthcare environment

  • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student and resident education and research/scholarly activity is necessary

Penn State Health

  • Penn State Health is multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.

  • The Children’s Hospital celebrated a new era of patient and family centered care with the completion of a three-floor vertical expansion in October 2020 to meet the needs of children and families in central Pennsylvania who count on us for care. As the only children's hospital between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia fully equipped to treat the most severely ill children, Penn State Health Children's Hospital expanded our role as the region's pediatric health care leader.

  • Among the first hospitals in the nation to be named a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Program.

  • We are the only medical facility in Pennsylvania to be accredited as a Level 1 pediatric trauma center and Level 1 adult trauma center.

  • The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Health Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; Penn State Health Lancaster Pediatric Center in Lancaster, Pa. (to open in 2022); and more than 3,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 126 outpatient practices in 94 locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.


  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state.

  • The area offers excellent public schools with many districts ranking in the top 100 in the state.

  • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained

Position Division Chief - Pediatric SurgeryLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 13946